Due to the increasing risk of Covid-19, to protect our volunteers, we will no longer be accepting donations from Monday 28th September 2020. We also can not accept donations at the UDPS Charity Shop. We will resume as soon as we can. Thank you so much to everyone who has
CANCELLED – We are very sorry but, due to the current circumstances, we have had to cancel this talk. We are hoping to re-book for next year and will post a new date as soon as possible.
‘It is not known if by licence or not’:Uckfield’s Medieval Borough and Market – By Brian Phillips. Hindsight, volume 7 (2001).
‘IT IS NOT KNOWN IF BY LICENCE OR NOT’:UCKFIELD’S MEDIEVAL BOROUGH AND MARKET. The quantity of painstaking research published by Uckfield and District Preservation Society over many years – in seven annual volumes of HINDSIGHT, quarterly newsletters before that and several books – should disprove the old prevalent folk-belief that
800 YEARS OF UCKFIELD’S WRITTEN HISTORY On 6 August 1220, the Sheriff of Sussex was notified of the licence granted for Uckfield’s market on Wednesdays. As lord of the manor, the Archbishop of Canterbury owed the Crown one palfrey: £3 7s 8d. This was entered on the fine roll kept
The Uckfield & District Preservation Society (UDPS) charity shop in Town Square is to re-open on Monday 15 June. The shop will be open daily from 10-00am to 4-00pm. Social distancing will be in place, with a maximum of 3 customers at any one time. All customers will be asked
We hope you enjoyed Quiz 2! Here are the answers… 1. In what year was Bridge Cottage saved from demolition by the Uckfield & District Preservation Society and Uckfield Town Council? 1983 2. Bridge Cottage is currently heated with under floor heating which is driven by a? Ground Sourced Heat
Celebrating 100 years since the first council house was built in Wealden The Housing and Town Planning Act (also known as the Addison Act after it’s author Dr. Christopher Addison) was signed in 1919. However, it wasn’t until 1920 that council houses started to be built in Wealden. The first
Here is our second quiz, just for fun (no prizes I’m afraid), all about Bridge Cottage and Nutley Windmill. The answers will be posted here on the website in 3-4 weeks time. 1. In what year was Bridge Cottage saved from demolition by the Uckfield & District Preservation Society
Here are the answers to the first quiz! 1) The previous owners of Nutley Windmill were Lord and Lady Castle Stewart 2) The Windmill stood facing this direction for 60 years until restoration freed it in 1972 south-west 3) During the filming of Chocky’s Children at the Windmill in 1984, one
A Secondary School for Uckfield – 1952-1960 An “Official Guide” for Uckfield, published in about 1951 or 1952 has the following entry.(1) “Parents of young children will be interested to learn that there are several good schools in Uckfield and the vicinity. A Preparatory School for Boys, Temple Grove, at